East Stroudsburg University, located in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, is currently seeking a Head Women's Swim Coach.
Type of Position: Full Time
Job Summary: The Head Women's Swimming Coach is responsible for administering all aspects of the NCAA Division II women's swimming program including but not limited to planning; personnel training and supervision; fiscal management; practice and competition supervision, scheduling, and preparation; summer camps, clinics, and lessons; fund raising; recruiting; monitoring academic progress of student-athletes through graduation; monitoring behavioral/disciplinary standing of student-athletes; establishing positive public relations with support staff, community members, media, and alumni; and fulfilling other duties as they arise or as they are assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Specific Job Expectation
Responsible for being thoroughly familiar with and complying with all ESU Athletic Department, university, PSAC, NCAA, and sport-specific governing rules, policies, and procedures and disseminating such information to assistant coaches and student-athletes;
Responsible for completing the mandatory NCAA coaches' education modules no later than August 1 of each year;
Responsible for assisting with the preparation of and adherence to deadlines and specific dates for the timely completion of all administrative forms and related materials;
Responsible for submitting an annual sport plan and competition/practice reports to the Director of Athletics by the first of each month;
Responsible for providing the Director of Athletics with a hard copy of all necessary compliance and internal operations for by the dates requested;
Responsible for arranging with the Director of Athletics the use of appropriate facilities and keeping appropriate individuals informed of the condition of equipment and facilities;
Responsible for providing, in cooperation with Facilities Management, a safe environment for all practices, competitions, and events related to the women's swimming program;
Responsible for providing the Director of Athletics at the conclusion of the women's swimming season with an annual, season-ending report, which should include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:
The number of participants at the start and end of season,
Individual and team academic and athletic accomplishments and highlights,
Community service and community engagement activities the women's swimming team and coaches have completed,
Recommendations for future major equipment needs,
Recommendations for facility improvements,
Recommendations for women's swimming program improvements,
Update on the status of recruiting student-athletes for the following season, and Future goals for the women's swimming coaches and the women's swimming program.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Work Schedule: Schedule will vary based on sports season and needs. Full-Time head coaches are contracted to work a 47 week service period per 12 month period.
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits. Final selection will be based upon a successful interview and background check. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. at the time of employment. Required/Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, current lifeguard certification, current first aid/CPR/AED certifications, or ability to obtain immediately upon being hired. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required; and Computer literacy is required. Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree, water safety instructor, lifeguard instructor or instructor trainer (recommended to obtain these certifications within 6 months of hire date),
A thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the NCAA, PSAC, ESU, and other applicable affiliations is required;
Demonstrated ability to coach swimming is required, preferably at the college level;
Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain qualified student-athletes;
Demonstrated ability to scout opponents and break down video footage using available technology;
Demonstrated ability to mentor and lead student-athletes on their path to graduation;
Demonstrated ability to lead student-athletes in community service and community engagement activities;
Demonstrated ability to engage donors and sponsors to raise funds in support of women's basketball scholarships and other program needs;
Demonstrated ability to conduct swimming camps, clinics, lessons, and other fund raising events;
Posting Date: 7/30/19
Closing Date: 8/30/19
*Priority review will be given to those applicants that apply by the posting deadline, however, the position will remain open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicant: Please include 1-3 professional references with your application/resume.
The University encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups, including women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/EEO employer. East Stroudsburg University is interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community, visit our website at www.esu.edu/about/offices/diversity_equal_opportunity/index.cfm.